N-Word Reverie

Jose Vilson 8 Comments

This is what I was feeling last week. Before you judge, ask from whence it came. Hope y’all like … “N-Word Reverie” by Jose Vilson © 2007 They buried the n-word yesterday The National Association for the Advancement of People Who Are Often Defined As and Often Call Themselves The …






They Reminisce Over You, My G_d

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This is just another one of those stream-of-consciousness poems. I’m at a point in my writing where I can just write well without thinking too much of the consequences … if that makes any sense. Check the rhyme … “They Reminisce Over You” What will they say when I’m gone? …






Season’s Change

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“Season’s Change” (first draft, so don’t bite me) © Jose Vilson 2007 The buds blossom on trees still covered with frost The calendar tells us to switch modalities To warm weather and less layers on our person Yet, she lays there in her puffy coat In the middle of the …






It Doesn’t Feel Right

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As a poet, I often have a hard time coming up with something to write about. For those of you who know me well, you’re probably snickering since I’ve practically filled up my little notepads and 3-month old MoleSkine and constantly write on 3 different Internet venues. Yet, I can’t …






The Divisibility Theorem

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*** I thought maybe some of my readers wouldn’t know some of this number theory I’m presenting here with this poem. Basically, the fundamental theorem of arithmetic states that for any number greater than or equal to 2, one can rewrite that number as a product of a unique set …






For She (The Poem)

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Today, I performed for my kids and they didn’t believe I wrote this myself. Surprise, surprise. Some of you know me from other incarnations on the Internet. Today, I’m writing on a theme I’ve written before. Just check it. “For She” © 2007 Jose Vilson Her spells lay me captive …






Genesis (Why I Write)

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The biggest question any burgeoning writer answers for anyone is “Why do you write?” Whether one write essays, lesson plans, and poetry (like yours truly), or are into the other genres such as fashion or sports writing, one finds him or herself asking those questions as well, especially because humans …






I Am the Eggman

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Let me preface this by saying that anything I write here might actually have to do with my thoughts on myself. That may seem like a wild idea in this day and age, with many blogs opting instead to write about others’ lives, but I fully intend to make this …